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New York: Privately Printed, 1994. Designed, Printed & Illustrated in Conjunction with The Center For Book Arts. 4to, plain wrappers with printed card dust wrapper. (New York), 1994. Limited Edition. Fine. Both type and color woodblock illustrations were printed letterpress on handmade paper. This is copy 19 (of 60 copies), signed by Maureen cummings. "Aureole to Zingaresca represents years of fortuitous lexigraphical trouvailles. It is the book of a bibliotaph gone berserk, a fabulist's treasure trove, a sesquipidalian delight..."...
New York: Prentice Hall, 1988. Color frontispiece, and over 70 color and 140 black and white illustrations by photographers such as David Bailey, Cecil Beaton, Henri Cartier- Bresson, Henry Clarke, Terence Donovan, Brian Duffy, Engstead, William Klein, Helmut Newton, Irving Penn, Snowdon and Bert Stern. 191 pages. Slim folio, white cloth, edgeworn d.w. New York: Prentice Hall, (1988). First American edition. Black remainder mark on bottom edges, else near fine in very good dust wrapper.
London: Kingfisher, 1984. Profusely illustrated, mostly in color. Thick 4to, blue cloth with inset label, pictorial d.w. London: Kingfisher. (1984). First English edition. A fine copy in a near fine dust wrapper. In 1859, Adolph Drewsen and his friend Hans Christian Andersen created a birthday gift for Drewsen's granddaughter Christine. This beautiful and elaborate collection of prints, drawings, and original verses has been reproduced here as exactly as possible. V8735.
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1947. Some b/w illustrations and diagrams. 308 pages. Short 8vo, tan cloth, d.w. (light chipping and edgewear). Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1947. Seventh printing. Ownership bookplate and small stain on rear of title, else a very good(+) copy in very good-) dust wrapper. New and enlarged edition, including statements by the British and Canadian governments.
Berkeley: University of California Press, 1947. Translated into English by Andrew Motte in 1729. Frontispiece portrait and illustrated with diagrams throughout. xxxv, 680 pages. Short thick 4to, red cloth . Berkeley: University of California Press, 1947. Third printing. Ownership bookplate and small gift inscription, else a near fine copy. The Translations Revised, and Supplied with an Historical and Explanatory Appendix by Florian Cajori.
New York: Rizzoli, 2007. Some black and white illustrations throughout. 780 pages. Very thick tall 8vo, attractively designed with pictorial boards printed with an image of a hopper painting, d.w. New York: Rizzoli, (2007). Reprint of the updated and expanded edition. Small red remainder dot on bottom edge, else a near fine copy in a near fine dust wrapper.
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1938. Preface by John Pershing. Extensively illustrated, many maps, including four larger scale ones in rear pocket. xii + 547 pages, 8vo, blue cloth; covers lightly rubbed and with small repairs at spine ends. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1938. Internally fine, a very good copy.
New York: Blain Di Donna, 2013. Foreword by Natascha Van Deun & essay by Anna Swinbourne. Illustrated throughout in color. Slim square 4to, purple velvet boards with inset pictorial label. New York: Blain Di Donna, (2013). First edition. Velvet binding just a bit scuffed and indented, still a near fine copy. Published on the occasion of the exhibition.
Philadelphia: Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co., 1850. Map. Lithograph with original hand coloring. Image measures 11 7/8" x 14 7/8". A beautiful map of Brazil, from 1850 including Uruguay, Paraguay, and Guiana. Hand colored to show provinces, and relief is shown by hachure. Rivers and cities are labeled. Features two insets, one of Paraguay, and the other showing Environs of Rio Janiero. Both insets also show major roads. Overall, this is an excellent copy of this map, with slight toning to.....
London: Tallis, John, 1851. Map. Steel engraving with outline hand color. Sheet measures 10.5 x 14.25 inches. This stately map describes the Empire of Brazil as it existed in the middle of the 19th century. Having declared its independence in the 1820s, Brazil developed a robust monarchy that is shown here in political and topographical detail. Hand-colored lines highlight the boundaries of provinces, which are labeled with important cities and rivers. Engraved mountains demonstrate the empire's mountainous terrain. Illustrated vignettes.....